Wed 31.1.

A Light Reduction: Mawa Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.01.2018

 

German lighting manufacturer MAWA DESIGN has leveraged its visually pared-down and formally perfect designs to position itself internationally as the go-to supplier of advanced, architectural lighting systems.

 

With a thorough understanding of design and how things work, mawa Design of Brandenburg, Germany, develops and produces high-quality luminaires which in terms of both their technology and construction are always in step with the times. Company founder Martin Wallroth began 40 years ago with residential objects, before cooperating with external designers in the 1980s and, from that point forward, increasingly concentrating on the manufacture of luminaires.(text by Katharina Sommer)

 

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Jingshan Boutique Hotel by Continuation Studio

Photographer: SHIROMIO Studio

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